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Editorial: Will the world go for a carbon tax?


Charleston Gazette Editorial Next year could bring an international treaty that eventually would damage West Virginia’s coal industry, and the gas industry to lesser degree. The controversial 1997 Kyoto Protocol against air pollution will expire in 2020. To replace it, delegates are to meet in Paris to draft a worldwide agreement to combat damage from fossil fuels: coal, oil and ...

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Officials gather in North Dakota to discuss new EPA rules


BISMARCK, N.D. — Agency and industry representatives from about two dozen states are meeting in Bismarck to discuss new federal clean air rules. The two-day summit begins Wednesday and is hosted by the state Health Department and Bismarck-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative. Organizers say the intent is to decide how states should respond to new federal Environmental Protection Agency requirements ...

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